Introduction and Overview

Pozharsky cutlet is a popular dish in Russian Food. The Pozharsky cutlets recipe can vary slightly depending on certain factors. Its taste differs not only because of the ingredients that are used but also due to the way they are prepared. Russian cuisine is known for its delicious Russian recipes like dumplings, borscht, pelmeni, Ikra, rassolnik, dzhuliba. It is perfect for small and large parties and it takes only a few minutes to prepare. It is a very popular dish that will leave people asking for more.


Prep Time

30 Mins

Resting Time

0 Mins

Cooking Time

10 Mins

Total Time

40 Mins








197 cal

Ingredients for Chicken Pozharsky Cutlet:

  • 4 eggs
  • 1/2 chicken (boneless)
  • 3 tablespoon of sugar
  • 1 teaspoon of white vinegar
  • 1 cup of raisins (optional)
  • 1 teaspoon of baking soda
  • 2 to 3 tablespoons of extra light olive oil (for each batch)
  • A pinch of salt (or as per taste)
  • ¾ cup of all-purpose flour
  • Half cup of all-purpose flour (for dredging)
  • 2 cups of relatively fatty and grainy cottage cheese (It is called farmer’s cheese, tvorog, and quark too)


  • Large bowl
  • Food processor
  • Meat grinder
  • Fryingpan

Step by Step Instructions for Russian Cutlets

Step 1

Mince chicken meat or cutlet in a food processor.

Step 2

Soak the bread in cream, then squeeze.

Step 3

Add the minced meat with melted butter, cream, spices, and salt.

Step 4

All together again ground in a meat grinder.

Step 5

Shape the oval spindle patties, you can put a piece of butter in the center – especially juicy patties come out.

Step 6

Dip them in the egg, breadcrumbs, fry. You can only lightly fry the cutlets, and later in the oven.

Watch the YouTube video to see the Pozharsky Cutlet recipe visually.

Helping Video about Russian Cutlet Recipe

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That was the tasty and my favorite Pozharsky Cutlet recipe. Try this along with Chicken Kiev at home today. Do not forget to share your thoughts in the comments section below.

Nutritional Facts

Nutrition Facts

% Daily Value*
Calories 272.31 kcal 14%
Total Fat 10.62g 15%
Carbs 29.12g 11%
Sugars 8.43g 9%
Protein 14.74g 29%
Sodium 340.84mg 17%
Fiber 0.71g 3%
Saturated Fat 2.87g 14%
Trans Fat 0.01g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.78g
Polyunsaturated Fat 1.38g
Monounsaturated Fat 4.78g
Cholesterol 121.9mg 41%
Calcium 104.58mg 13%
Magnesium 15.59mg 4%
Potassium 197.88mg 6%
Iron 0.92mg 7%
Zinc 0.87mg 9%
Phosphorus 240.34mg 34%
Vitamin A 79.1mkg 10%
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Thiamin B1 0.06mg 6%
Niacin B3 0.42mg 3%
Vitamin B6 0.09mg 7%
Folic Acid B9 29.57mkg 15%
Vitamin B12 0.58mkg 23%
Vitamin D 0.66mkg 13%
Vitamin E 0.38mg 3%
Vitamin K 0.17mkg 0%
Vitamin A 10% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 10% Iron 6%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:

NameCaloriesCarbsProeinTotal FatSodiumSugars
4 eggs41.95kcal0.21g3.68g2.79g41.65mg0.11g

3 tablespoon sugar

1 teaspoon white vinegar
1 cup raisins74.75kcal19.8g0.77g0.12g2.75mg14.8g
1 teaspoon baking soda0.48kcal0.23g0g0g0.45mg0g
2 tablespoons extra light olive oil37.2kcal0g0g4.34g0mg0g
pinch salt0kcal0g0g0g24.26mg0g
¾ cup all-purpose flour56.79kcal11.9g1.61g0.15g0.31mg0.04g
½ cup all-purpose flour37.86kcal7.94g1.07g0.1g0.21mg0.03g
2 cups cottage cheese73.7kcal2.54g8.36g3.23g273.73mg2.01g

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